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2 edition of history of the mess plate of the 88th The Connaught Rangers. found in the catalog.

history of the mess plate of the 88th The Connaught Rangers.

H. F. N. Jourdain

history of the mess plate of the 88th The Connaught Rangers.

by H. F. N. Jourdain

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Published by Ballantyne in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Connaught Rangers.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 148p. :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21889246M

    In new British regiments were raised to face the threat of Revolutionary France. Among the first of the regiments to be raised were De Burgh&#;s and the Scotch Brigade. These two regiments became united as the two regular battalions of the Connaught Rangers. As a result, the Connaught Rangers can claim a service record that streches back to This book explores the history. The Connaught Rangers of the Great War was formed in by the amalgamation of the 88 th Regiment of Foot (known as the Connaught Rangers or the ‘Devil‘s Own‘) and the 94 th Regiment of Foot (formerly the ‘Scotch’ Brigade). The 88 th becoming the 1 st Battalion and the 94 th, the 2 nd Battalion.. The 88 th Regiment of the Foot. The first 88 th Regiment of the Foot, known as the.

    A photograph of the Regimental Silver and banners, medals etc begin the book. A soft cover Medals and Decorations in the collection of Lt Col H F N Jourdain, held C Officers Mess Rules of the 88th Connaught Rangers , in green cloth binding. Rules of Polo Club, The Connaught Rangers. The Regiment was formed during the army reorganisation of , by merging the 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers) and the 94th Regiment of Foot into a new two-battalion unit. It took its title from the 88th which traditionally recruited in the Connaught province of western Ireland.

    's -Connaught Rangers- Irish Officer's Mess Uniform. Pricing & History. with it's Original Irish Harp Connaught Rangers buttons and Gold Bullion embroidered Crowns, Pips & Harps, is made of Red wool, with a quilted Silk lining, has Hand-Stitching, is an Original, Antique piece from the 19th Century, Rare to Find and would be a wonderful. This work contains new research into the uniforms and insignia - as well as the battle history - of the Irish regiments of Wellington's army that fought in the Peninsula from until It details the 88th Foot (Connaught Rangers), the 27th Foot (Enniskillens), the 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards and many others." Read more.


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History of the mess plate of the 88th The Connaught Rangers by H. F. N. Jourdain Download PDF EPUB FB2

History Early history. The regiment was formed by the amalgamation of the 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers) (which formed the 1st Battalion) and the 94th Regiment of Foot (which formed the 2nd Battalion) in July The amalgamation of the two regiments into one with the title The Connaught Rangers, was part of the United Kingdom government's reorganization of the British Army under Branch: British Army.

In the 88th was deployed to India to serve during the India Mutiny of and remained there until Both Regiments were merged in as part of the Childers Reforms which restructured the British army infantry into a network of multi-battalion Regiments of two regular and two militia battalions and became the Connaught Rangers.

Snuff box, nd; silver, no details, the hallmark visible is lion assay mark, (c); two compartments, gilt inside, bearing the Irish Harp, the Crown and the Sphinx on the sides; from the Mess Plate of the 88th Connaught Rangers.

Silver: Adams double action. Ebay Link Connaught Ranger Book Marks. A Short History of the Rangers. The Connaught Rangers ("The Devil's Own") was an Irish line infantry regiment of the British Army originally raised in as the 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers), which gained a reputation for its prowess as shock troops and streetfighters with the bayonet while.

The Rangers, who took their name from Connaught, the most westerly of the four Irish provinces, were formed from two existing infantry regiments – the 88th and 94th Regiments of Foot.

which became the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the new regiment. The 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers) at the Battle of Salamanca, Origins The 88th Regiment was raised in in the province of Connaught by an Irish nobleman, John de Burgh, 13th Earl of Clanricarde.

Connaught Rangers: 88th and 94th Foot Date: The Connaught Rangers () regimental emblem on a World War I Cassell's Old and new Edinburgh: its history, its people, and its places. h was laid informing a magnificententrance to the New Town from the east.

The archis fifty feet wide, and about the same in height,having on. I found a mention of him, or this medal rather, in this book on page A History of the Mess Plate of the 88th: The Connaught Rangers Hardcover – Aug by Henry Francis Newdigate Jourdain.

If you do a google search for "pte j boyde 88th foot" the first link will take you to the page. The domed centre with a gilt “88”. On the bottom ray of the star is a gilt Maid of Erin harp over a gilt sphinx lying on a tablet, inscribed “Egypt”.

Two hooks and two studs to the reverse. This is a beautiful example of what is now a very desirable 88th Connaught Rangers shoulder belt plate. c 88th Connaught Rangers. The effective men of the 2nd battalion were drafted into the 1st battalion before coming to Canada in 88th (Connaught Rangers) Regiment of Foot- Shoulder-Belt Plate of the 2nd Battalion.

The First Battalion was part of Major-General F.P. Robinson's First Brigade at Plattsburgh in September   The 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers) (“the Devil’s Own”) was an infantry Regiment of the British Army, one of eight Irish regiments raised and garrisoned in Ireland.{citation needed|date=March } The regiment saw extensive service in the Peninsular War, Crimean War and Indian Mutiny, South AfricaSouth Africa and The Great War - Shoulder Belt Plate of the 88th Regiment of Foot "Connaught Rangers".Served in the Plattsburgh, NY campaign ofexcavated in Canada.

No article of silver plate marks this epoch in the Regimental History, except for two snuff-boxes given about and At the end of the spring of The Connaught Rangers returned to Britain from Valenciennes and took over quarters in Edinburgh.

Here the first consignment of silver plate was ordered for the mess. The 88th Regiment of Foot was an infantry Regiment of the British Army, one of eight Irish regiments raised and garrisoned in regiment saw extensive service in.

A plate on the horns curve reads, ' From officers of the 2nd Batt 88th Reg to Officers of the 1st Battalion. Height /4" and length of /4" With an original book 'The History of The Mess Plate of the Connaught Rangers' by Captain H F N Jourdain MDCCCC1V ().

The 88th Regiment was raised in Ireland, on 25 Septemberby Colonel the Honourable Thomas de Burgh, who later became Major General the Earl of Clanricarde, and was recruited mainly from the Province of Connaught.

Its facings were yellow and its Colours bore a Harp and Crown and the motto 'Quis Separabit'. A second battalion was formed in. A famous account-two volumes complete in one book Grattan's account of his service with the famous 88th-The Connaught Rangers-the hardest fighting and possibly least appreciated regiment in Wellington's famous Peninsula Army fighting Napoleon's French, is well known and highly regarded by scholars and students of the Napoleonic Wars s: 1.

Origins. The regiment was established during the British Army reforms of The 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers) merged with the 94th Regiment of Foot to form a new two-battalion unit.

This new unit took its title from the 88th Foot, which traditionally recruited in the Irish province of Connaught. 88 th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers). Welcome to The 88 th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers), christened the "Devils Own" by General Picton. The 88 th earned a fearsome reputation for themselves in the Peninsular for their devastating bayonet charges and hand-to-hand fighting capabilities.

We reproduce some of their Peninsular exploits on our history page. The Rangers, who took their name from Connaught, the most westerly of the four Irish provinces, were formed from two existing infantry regiments - the 88th and 94th Regiments of Foot.

which became the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the new regiment. About Us - In June the Connaught Rangers Association was set up in King House in Boyle, Co Roscommon by a number of individuals with a strong interest and family links to the old regiment.

The nucleus of the Association is made up of persons with a keen interest in preserving, remembering and gathering information on this great regiment before they were consigned to folklore.Raised inthe Connaught Rangers were among the best regiments in Wellington’s army, and distinguished themselves repeatedly in battle.

General Picton, their divisional commander, saw them as little more than a plundering rabble and never held back .The History of the Connaught Rangers comprises 3 volumes: Vol. 1: 1st Battalion, formerly 88th Foot (), Vol. 2: 2nd Battalion, formerly 94th Foot () and Vol.

3: (). Previously published: London: Royal United Service Institution, Includes index. Description.